Positive action

Inclusive Britain: what the Sewell report on race means for employers

The report by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, released by Tony Sewell last March, was controversial and disappointing to many. On 17 March, the government's equalities minister, Kemi...

A negative outcome for positive discrimination?

Individuals are rarely totally 'equal' and so the decision to reject a candidate if they don't fit positive discrimination criteria is a risk that few employers have wished to take so far

Is positive action always a positive thing?

Employers must be careful not to leave themselves open to discrimination claims from groups that haven't been prioritised in diversity efforts